Venice Biennale

Sarah Lucas in conversation with Don Brown

Sarah Lucas is representing Britain at the 56th Venice International Art Biennale. Her major exhibition, I Scream Daddio, is showing in the British Pavilion from 9 May - 22 November 2015. In this film, Sarah Lucas gives a tour of the exhibition in conversation with fellow artist and close friend Don Brown.

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Southampton City Art, Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY

Dan Holdsworth: Spatial Objects

Dan Holdsworth, Spatial Objects installation view, Southampton City Art Gallery, 2015

As with most of Holdsworth’s work, it is not simply a case of moving from one image to the next with a small nod or murmur of appreciation. ‘Spatial Objects’ presents a challenge to its viewer, a space within which the audience must think and observe for themselves. Review by Eva Szwarc

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Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Origins of the Species (Part 2)

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Origins of the Species (Part 2), installation view, 2015

What is technology, but another tool for shaping our identities? Lynn Hershman Leeson has been exploring the relationship between humans and technology for over fifty years, starting in a time before technology looked anything like it does today. Review by Jessica Furseth

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KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth, PL13NY

A Set of Lines, A Stack of Paper

Installation view

Conceptual and text-based art works have been ongoing subjects of debate with regard to their relationship with the viewer and their seeming lack of visual composition. Jaime Marie Davis reviews A Set of Lines, A Stack of Paper.

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Waterside Contemporary, 2 Clunbury St, London N1 6TT

Nascent States

Installation view

The current exhibition at Waterside Contemporary does not call itself a feminist exhibition. It does not even offer a press release. Just a list of artist's names. No pat answers here. If the viewer wishes to enjoy the sense of an understanding, then the viewer will have to work for it themselves. Review by Beverley Knowles

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Hauser & Wirth, 23 Savile Row, London W1S 2ET

Roni Horn: Butterfly Doubt

Installation view, Roni Horn, Butterfly Doubt, South Gallery, Hauser & Wirth London, 2015

Containing many of the artist’s familiar trademarks and recurrent thematic territories, this exhibition of drawings provides fresh perspective on Roni Horn's more well-known sculptural practice. Review by Will Gresson

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Coleman Project Space, 94 Webster Road, London, SE16 4DF

Charlie Duck: These Sticks


'These Sticks' brings together a collection of new paintings, drawings and sculpture by Charlie Duck, produced specifically for Coleman Project Space.

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Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS

Pavel Büchler: (Honest) Work

Evoking both the ‘good works’ of Catholicism and the notion of the Protestant work ethic, we are prompted to consider what might (dis)honest work look like? Would we recognise it? Is it to be found here? Review by Harun Morrison

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Ida Ekblad

Ida Ekblad KONSTELLASJONER 2015 Scenography Nationaltheatret, Oslo

An exuberant gate, two expressionistic figures hanging from either side, sits across the entrance of the gallery space at Ida Ekblad’s BALTIC solo exhibition. Review by J.D.A Winslow

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Hollybush Gardens, 1–2 Warner Yard, London EC1R 5EY

Ruth Proctor: Putting it on

Installation view, Hollybush Gardens

Alex Borkowski finds an unusual, light-hearted ambivalence in Proctor’s work which is invested in the success and failure of actions and images.

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Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th St. & 524 West 24th St, NY 10011

Yoan Capote: Collective Unconscious

Yoan Capote, Collective Unconscious, installation view at Jack Shainman Gallery, 2015

Born, raised, and still working in Havana, Yoan Capote has delivered the beautiful idiosyncrasies of and within Cuba to a general audience. Review by Shana Beth Mason

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Gillett Sqaure, Dalston, London

OPEN SOURCE - Contemporary Arts Festival - May 2-3 2015

OPEN SOURCE is a contemporary arts festival. Its first edition took place in Dalston, London, on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 May 2015. OPEN SOURCE showcases time-based media and live events that engage with mainstream and online cultures, highlighting art as a collaborative process.

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